Similar, long agile report name select options are truncated, identical + unusable in the chart picker dropdown input.
A user interface for navigating to previous or next names in a report list would be very useful to review a sequence of reports (e.g. observe burndowns for 10 sequential sprints) and would ease the need to continually lookup items in the existing select option input.
Perhaps I'm missing a very obvious UI or view that already exists for doing this.
Instance name options related to various types of agile charts or reports (burndown, epic, sprint, version) are indistinguishable in the select options when the first ~20 chars of the instance names are identical (typically due to naming categorization that may occur).
My particular usage required moving through a series of sprints to observe burndown charts. When I got to a section of 10-15 similar names it was nearly impossible to navigate correctly.
This could be a regression to the problem in this very old bug:
Steps to reproduce: (screenshot at bottom)
1. Multiple agile sprint names (or other similar Jira Agile instance references - epics, versions etc.) must share the first ~20 chars.
2. Visit URL: http://<Jira server host>/projects/<project name>/?selectedItem=com.atlassian.jira.jira-projects-plugin:report-page
3. Click on a report that will allow selecting from names with ~20 char overlap (e.g. Burndown Chart)
4. Try to select from select option above the chart
5. Observe that many of the names are truncated and identical
Increasing the size of this field - perhaps doubling it, would yield a slightly more usable dropdown for many users that use a convention of shared prefixes or preambles in naming to categorize instances of sprints, epics, versions etc.
(Perhaps this bug or related UI states are of concern:
Possible Alternate Fix or Improvement:
Two 'prior' and 'next' UI elements that navigate to those respective list items in the select options before and after the current list item of the report being shown.
* Allows more convenient analysis of sequential reports, especially in a long list
* Longer runs of identical adjacent prefixes are still navigable one by one
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